Category: Sri Lanka

Adam’s Peak

Adam’s Peak is one of Sri Lanka’s most sacred natural landmarks, and it is believed that the depression near the summit of the mountain is from that of Buddha himself…..

Kandy

Kandy in Sri Lanka, formerly known as the city of Senkadagalapura, served as the last capital of the Sinhalese kingdom before falling to the British in 1815. The city is….

Sri Lankan Cuisine

Does your family have a super-secret recipe that’s been passed down from generation to generation, entrusted only to a select few who are permitted to bring it out of the….

Sri Lanka’s name

Sri Lanka had five names before it became what it is today. The very first name was Lanka, a word that simply translated into the word “island” in Old Sinhalese…..

Sri Lanka Festivals

Sri Lanka celebrates some 30 festivals every year, at least two or three festivals per month. They range from religious celebrations to civic holidays, to solstice gatherings. Sri Lankans take….

Sri Lankan Spices

Sri Lanka is a haven for foodies. It’s a fantastic place for vegetarians, vegans, and everything-a-tarians. Some of the dishes you’ll eat here are thousands of years old, with little….

Sri Lanka Accommodations

Sri Lanka offers every type of accommodation you could imagine from the ultra-luxurious, the authentic and traditional, and as well as the uber-modern and futuristic. Have you ever slept in….

Tea in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has two massive exports, cinnamon and tea. As the world’s highest producer of tea, the tea industry employs over 1 million people. The very first tea plant was….

Sri Lankan Leopard

Sri Lanka is home to a population of around 800 leopards who roam in a range of habitats from open savannah to rainforests. They are carnivores, usually hunting at night….

Elephants in Sri Lanka

Between the months of July and October in Sri Lanka, the largest gathering of Asian elephants in the world converges in Minneriya National Park. Over 300 elephants from several families….